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New snow sports centre aims for big social impact
Social Investment Scotland
Date: 26th Sep 2013

As snow sports enthusiasts wait for the first snows to fall on the Scottish hills, Newmilns Snow and Sports Complex in East Ayrshire launches a new and improved facility with a social twist. 

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UK Lobbying Bill - letter from SG Finance Secretary to UK Cabinet office Minister
John Swinney MSP
Date: 26th Sep 2013
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Why is Apple so shifty about how it makes the iPhone?
George Monbiot, The Guardian
Date: 26th Sep 2013

The paragon of modern tech risks losing its shine by dodging queries about Indonesia, and an orgy of unregulated tin mining.

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Social Enterprise Venues
SE Venues
Date: 26th Sep 2013

We’re on the hunt for Social Enterprise Venues across the country. 

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Lesley Riddoch: Blossom - What Scotland Needs To Flourish (Luath)
Paul Hutcheon, Herald Scotland
Date: 26th Sep 2013

Scotland's economy may be sluggish but the "independence industry" is booming.

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Big Issue
Jim Mullan
Date: 19th Sep 2013

Jim replies to last weeks bulletin item.

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Enterprise Ready Fund open for applications now!
Foundation Scotland
Date: 18th Sep 2013

The online application process is now open for applications

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Channel 4, the social enterprise disguised as a broadcaster
Vibek Mair, CivilSociety.co.uk
Date: 18th Sep 2013

Channel 4 a social enterprise? It might sound unlikely, but Vibeka Mair finds it's not so far-fetched.

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Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award
School for Social Entrepreneurs
Date: 18th Sep 2013

This year students on Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland’s Social Entrepreneurs Scale Up programme were invited to apply for the inaugural Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the opportunity to win £10,000. 

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SCVO: government arm's-length organisations should not be charities
Jonathan Last, CivilSociety.co.uk
Date: 18th Sep 2013
The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is planning to investigate Scotland’s local authority arm’s-length organisations (Aleos), claiming that they don't deserve their charitable status.
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